Teachers

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Rabbi Sholom Brodt

Sholom Brodt is a Judaic studies teacher and storyteller. Sholom was educated at the Chabad yeshiva in Montreal, and at other yeshivot in Toronto and Jerusalem. As a student of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach zt”l, he received rabbinic ordination 1989. He received his BA and Diploma in Instructional Technology from Concordia University in Montreal and his MA in Jewish Education from Yeshiva University in New York.

Sholom has been working in formal and informal Jewish education for thirty years, teaching in Jewish communities of all denominations. For the past nine years he has also been a visiting Rabbi to the Jewish community in Montpelier, VT. As a teacher and participant at the Conference of Rural Judaism, he leads workshops, tells Chassidic stories and conducts services.

Sholom is committed to working for the unity of the Jewish people by providing high quality Jewish education. Believing that it is vital that we interact and study Torah together, that we share and celebrate together, and that we truly learn how to live together as one people, Sholom visits and teaches across North America in communities of all denominations.

Rabbi David Fink

Rabbi Dr. David Fink

Rabbi Dr. David Fink is a well-known halachic figure in Jerusalem and an authoritative posak. He is an expert in many fields, including the interface between modern technology, medicine and Halacha. He teaches his humorous, psychologically intuitive lessons on halacha in Israel’s leading yeshivot.

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Mrs. Yehudis Golshevsky

Mrs. Yehudis Golshevsky is a graduate of Yavne Teacher’s Seminary in Cleveland and SUNY Buffalo. She is a Breslov Chassidiste (Chassida) who lives with her very patient and forgiving family in Jerusalem and has taught Breslov Chassidus (and many other subjects) and worked in Torah publishing for nearly twenty years.  Some projects include the new Holocaust history textbook, “Witness to History;” Erez Moshe Doron’s commentary on The Exchanged Children; content and curricula for Project Derech of Toronto; editing of the stories for Daf Digest and Mishnah Berurah Digest; and editing of the weekly translations of Rav Itche Meir Morgenstern’s shiurim for Toras Chochom.  But teaching Torah is her first love.

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Rabbi Shlomo Katz

Shlomo Katz was born in New Jersey but grew up in Raanana, Israel. Shlomo, a credentialed Chaplain, received his rabbinical ordination at the flagship Torah institution of Rabbi Shlomo Riskin and Yeshivat HaMivtar in Efrat under Rosh HaYeshiva, Rav Chaim Brovender. The Torah and music of Reb Shlomo Carlebach zt”l has inspired and strengthened Shlomo to become a prolific composer of beautiful music. Shlomo is invited quite often as Scholar in Residence to university campuses and synagogues to teach Torah and give concerts, lead Melave Malkas and kumsitzim. He was the lead Baal Tefilah and spiritual guide in the Carlebach Minyan of Beth Jacob of Beverly Hills. He taught Torah and Chassidut, where his classes boasted an average of 50 students on a regular basis.

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Morah Rochel Rena Silber

Morah Silber has had extensive experience in teaching over the past 30 years. While living in New York, Morah Silber taught in Ezra Academy and had weekly shiurim for women in the local communities. Since making Aliyah in 2001, she has continued teaching in various seminaries such as Neve Yerushalayim, Ba’er Miriam, Maayanot for Women, Tikvah, Midreshet Tehilla, Har Nof Women’s Parsha Shiur, Chabad of Ramat Shlomo and Tiferet. She brings in a broad variety of Chassidus sources in her shiurim, and helps her students develop practical ways of living according to chassidut.

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Rabbi Avraham Sutton

Avraham Sutton has been learning and teaching Torah, Kabbalah, Talmud, Midrash, Chassidut, prayer and meditation for many years. He has translated, edited or authored over 15 major works on the significance of Torah for our age.

Rabbi Sutton teaches a course called Kabbalistic Teachings on Prayer and Meditation.

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Emuna Witt Halevi

Emuna Witt Halevi  met Reb Shlomo about 43 years ago and has been transcribing his torahs and sharing his teachings for many years.  She loves to give over Chassidut from Rebbe Nachman, the Holy Slonima, and many other rebbes, with a lot of simcha!